Instructables: exploring - technology - soft-circuits - popular http://www.instructables.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 03:55:24 PDT BLOX v1.01 Make Your Own E-Textile Arduino Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-E-Textile-Arduino-Board/
Make Your Own E-Textile Arduino Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/WYR2/HXRN7YZ8/FZ8WYR2HXRN7YZ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/WYR2/HXRN7YZ8/FZ8WYR2HXRN7YZ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/WYR2/HXRN7YZ8/FZ8WYR2HXRN7YZ8.SMALL.jpg jseay The ATtiny85 chip is a simple $2 way to get into Arduino. It's the basis of low-cost microcontrollers like the Digispark, the Picoduino, the Trinket, and for e-textiles, the Gemma, and the LilyTiny. These off-the-shelf boards are brilliantly designed and great for one-offs. If, however, you need a b...
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:30:54 PDT
Motion Activated Speed Suit http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Activated-Speed-Suit/
Motion Activated Speed Suit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/UTDZ/HW0FU83O/FB3UTDZHW0FU83O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/UTDZ/HW0FU83O/FB3UTDZHW0FU83O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/UTDZ/HW0FU83O/FB3UTDZHW0FU83O.SMALL.jpg Beaconsfield Most of the time EL wire is used as is, with manual on/off control. However, I wanted to control it with an Arduino, so it would react to results from a sensor. This motion-activated suit flashes when the wearer starts to walk and lights up completely when the wearer runs. Perfect for those late-nig...
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 11:05:56 PDT
Neoprene Bend Sensor IMPROVED http://www.instructables.com/id/Neoprene-Bend-Sensor-IMPROVED/
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Thu, 23 Apr 2009 05:57:16 PDT
Making flexible PCBs with a laser jet printer or copier http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-flexible-PCBs-with-a-laser-jet-printer-or-c/
Making flexible PCBs with a laser jet printer or copier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/97LH/HSVGGCMK/F1797LHHSVGGCMK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/97LH/HSVGGCMK/F1797LHHSVGGCMK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/97LH/HSVGGCMK/F1797LHHSVGGCMK.SMALL.jpg satiredun You can make flexible PCBs on the cheap using a laserjet printer or copier- basically anything that uses toner. They have pretty good accuracy, but I wouldn't trust it for anything smaller than an 0805 SMD part, though I have done down to 0804. They're great for making LED boards that you can iron o...
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 15:42:24 PDT
Electric Eel: Soft, Stimulating Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Eel-Soft-Stimulating-Toy/
Electric Eel: Soft, Stimulating Toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/C3OT/HSHQQKTE/FKYC3OTHSHQQKTE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/C3OT/HSHQQKTE/FKYC3OTHSHQQKTE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/C3OT/HSHQQKTE/FKYC3OTHSHQQKTE.SMALL.jpg blorgggg UpdateAfter background research and testing on electro-tactile displays and E-Stim, the keys to getting good safe results are:1) High Voltage - Low Amperage (Keep it below 1mA), adjust voltages from 3- 24 volts (whatever is comfortable for you!)2) Make good contact - Use a conductive gel between you...
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:52:18 PDT
Lilypatch: Quick Laser Cut Soft Circuit Breakout http://www.instructables.com/id/Lilypatch-Quick-Laser-Cut-Soft-Circuit-Breakout/
Lilypatch: Quick Laser Cut Soft Circuit Breakout - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/X0C2/HSGFS4G4/FCNX0C2HSGFS4G4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/X0C2/HSGFS4G4/FCNX0C2HSGFS4G4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/X0C2/HSGFS4G4/FCNX0C2HSGFS4G4.SMALL.jpg blorgggg Rapidly make your Attinies sewable! The Lilypatch is a quick and easy way to get many of the advantages of Lilypad-style sewable arduinos without a lot of the cost or effort. In short, it is a piece of felt, laminated with a piece of conductive lycra that is then laser-cut into a solder-free pro...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 13:07:11 PST
How to make Valentine Magnetic Hearts http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Valentine-Magnetic-Hearts/
How to make Valentine Magnetic Hearts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/FVHZ/HR9V9ARO/FTQFVHZHR9V9ARO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/FVHZ/HR9V9ARO/FTQFVHZHR9V9ARO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/FVHZ/HR9V9ARO/FTQFVHZHR9V9ARO.SMALL.jpg kitronik Get in the mood for Valentine's Day with these hearts that light up when they touch. Each heart has a magnet switch and magnet hidden along the side edges and once they are lined up with each other, a circuit is created and true love is declared! The hearts are hand sewn and are made out of felt b...
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 10:50:27 PST
Felted inductively heated house shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/Felted-inductively-heated-house-shoes/
Felted inductively heated house shoes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/VXIE/HPFZZRMA/FR4VXIEHPFZZRMA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/VXIE/HPFZZRMA/FR4VXIEHPFZZRMA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/VXIE/HPFZZRMA/FR4VXIEHPFZZRMA.SMALL.jpg derwassi In this instructable I'll show you how I solved the problem of my girlfriend having cold feet all the time.  Because warm shoes fit perfectly to the coldest time of the year, those shoes will be her christmas present:-) I've seen quiet a few solutions to warm up your feet by the use of a heating el...
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Sun, 22 Dec 2013 09:36:35 PST
Make your own sonic sound scarf! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-sonic-sound-scarf/
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 08:18:54 PST
LED Cuff Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Cuff-Bracelet/
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 20:37:14 PST
Free and Dirty Conductive Thread- http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-and-Dirty-Conductive-Thread-/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2008 01:01:04 PST
Crochet Locutus http://www.instructables.com/id/Crochet-Locutus/
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Wed, 7 Aug 2013 13:12:57 PDT
fast Fiber-Optic Light Pipe hack with Sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/fast-Fiber-Optic-Light-Pipe-hack-with-Sugru/
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Wed, 31 Jul 2013 04:41:59 PDT
Discreet Pants Fly Checker http://www.instructables.com/id/Discrete-Pants-Fly-Checker/
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Mon, 29 Jul 2013 11:59:32 PDT
Oogoo mixer on the cheap (avoid messy hands :)) http://www.instructables.com/id/Oogoo-mixer-on-the-cheap-avoid-messy-hands-/
Oogoo mixer on the cheap (avoid messy hands :)) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/SCOI/HJ605EHX/FFNSCOIHJ605EHX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/SCOI/HJ605EHX/FFNSCOIHJ605EHX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/SCOI/HJ605EHX/FFNSCOIHJ605EHX.SMALL.jpg SerialExperimentsG          Oogoo is a very useful tool to have in every DIY'ers inventory. It is a versatile substance, providing great adhesive, and structural (flexibility) properties, it can be used as a supportive material for fixing items, or as a stand alone material for constructing molds and various parts. Oo...
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Wed, 17 Jul 2013 08:32:11 PDT
Make some Feltronics http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-some-Feltronics/
Make some Feltronics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/Y0B0/HJ369P3B/F1GY0B0HJ369P3B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/Y0B0/HJ369P3B/F1GY0B0HJ369P3B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/Y0B0/HJ369P3B/F1GY0B0HJ369P3B.SMALL.jpg acklenx Feltronics turns your refrigerator into a soft circuit breadboard (a large format electronics project kit). That is, you can make real, working electronic circuits and projects using big fuzzy felt pieces, and stick them to metal surfaces.  Hackerspace Charlotte took home the Grand Prize from the Gl...
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Mon, 15 Jul 2013 00:15:20 PDT
Star Wars Adafruit Flora Theremin LED Bra http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Wars-Adafruit-Flora-Theremin-LED-Bra/
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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 23:22:22 PDT
The paper theremin http://www.instructables.com/id/The-paper-theremin/
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Mon, 10 Jun 2013 14:48:37 PDT
Adventure Time: Animated Felted BMO http://www.instructables.com/id/Adventure-Time-Animated-Felted-BMO/
Adventure Time: Animated Felted BMO - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/EFOJ/HH2VO83E/F2BEFOJHH2VO83E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/EFOJ/HH2VO83E/F2BEFOJHH2VO83E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/EFOJ/HH2VO83E/F2BEFOJHH2VO83E.SMALL.gif SHIFT! Slammacow Instructabrarians!  Time for another Mathematical Adventure Time Project!  Ever since I built my first BMO Gameboy case mod back in 2011, it's been an absolute thrill!  My first major electronic project, it has since been featured on Kotaku and the Frederator Studios Blog and it's undoubt...
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Mon, 3 Jun 2013 22:48:02 PDT
Fibre Optic Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Fibre-Optic-Bracelet/
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Wed, 29 May 2013 12:45:12 PDT
City lights http://www.instructables.com/id/City-lights/
City lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/5BXR/HGZO4CLH/FHV5BXRHGZO4CLH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/5BXR/HGZO4CLH/FHV5BXRHGZO4CLH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/5BXR/HGZO4CLH/FHV5BXRHGZO4CLH.SMALL.jpg made_by_kyle City lights is a fun project for kids of all ages to begin to learn a bit about soft circuits and an opportunity to create a fun at home project based either on your home city or one in your imagination. You will build simple block style buildings integrating LEDs for visual fun, there is a simple a...
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Wed, 22 May 2013 12:11:30 PDT
Batgirl Birkin Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Batgirl-Birkin-Bag/
Batgirl Birkin Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/C27H/HFSH7L5I/FAZC27HHFSH7L5I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/C27H/HFSH7L5I/FAZC27HHFSH7L5I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/C27H/HFSH7L5I/FAZC27HHFSH7L5I.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad What a girl wants. What a girl needs.  What's more exclusive and has more cachet than scoring a Birkin bag? Pow!!! A Batgirl Birkin bag! Holey Haute Couture, Batman! Yes, you too can knock off a version of this famous bag.  Okay, even mine started out as a knockoff so you ain't doing anything iffy ...
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Mon, 6 May 2013 20:09:34 PDT
How to Form Memory Wire Nitinol http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Form-Memory-Wire-Nitinol/
How to Form Memory Wire Nitinol - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/SLW7/HFSHURX6/FH7SLW7HFSHURX6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/SLW7/HFSHURX6/FH7SLW7HFSHURX6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/SLW7/HFSHURX6/FH7SLW7HFSHURX6.SMALL.jpg Pickledkitty Memory wire, a.k.a. Nitinol, a.k.a. Muscle Wire, a.k.a. Flexinol, is a nifty metal alloy (mixture) of Nickel (NI) and Titanium (TI). The NOL stands for Naval Ordinance Laboratory, where the memory properties were discovered by William J. Buehler and Fredrick Wang. If you are interested in buying Nit...
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Wed, 1 May 2013 20:40:06 PDT
TARDIS IKEA SHOPPING BAG http://www.instructables.com/id/TARDIS-IKEA-SHOPPING-BAG/
TARDIS IKEA SHOPPING BAG - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/U624/HF23RNTP/FPFU624HF23RNTP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/U624/HF23RNTP/FPFU624HF23RNTP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/U624/HF23RNTP/FPFU624HF23RNTP.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad Yes, it is bigger on the inside. You would not believe how much Fn stuff you can put inside one of these things  Although, it's fun to hang out at the customer loading area to see how people will try to jam a couch into the backseat of a convertible and drive it home. Made of a nearly indestructib...
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Sat, 6 Apr 2013 13:08:45 PDT
How to connect conductive thread ribbon cable with Flexible Flat Cable (FFC) connectors http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-connect-conductive-thread-ribbon-cable-with/
How to connect conductive thread ribbon cable with Flexible Flat Cable (FFC) connectors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/J6OT/HCJOCREX/F7FJ6OTHCJOCREX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/J6OT/HCJOCREX/F7FJ6OTHCJOCREX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/J6OT/HCJOCREX/F7FJ6OTHCJOCREX.SMALL.jpg hayeon Conductive thread ribbon cable from R4R, LLC is the perfect material for wiring wearables because it can be attached just like normal fabric ribbons -flexible, sewable and washable. You can easily use conductive thread ribbon cable by connecting it with FFC connectors. Components & Tools Componen...
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Wed, 30 Jan 2013 08:19:43 PST
Hello Kitty! Its Valentine's Day! http://www.instructables.com/id/Valentine-3/
Hello Kitty! Its Valentine's Day! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/E2UH/HD2RYK4T/F0WE2UHHD2RYK4T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/E2UH/HD2RYK4T/F0WE2UHHD2RYK4T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/E2UH/HD2RYK4T/F0WE2UHHD2RYK4T.SMALL.gif Lynne Bruning Hello Kitty, Its Valentines Day! Do you know what that means? Thats right! Its time to light up your life with some eTextile love! Meow! Last year was the STABBY Valentine - a no sew and all glow eTextile love note. 2011 was the Sparkle LED TuTu  partnership with Gala Darling and this year.........
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Tue, 12 Feb 2013 17:22:57 PST
Simpler BARE Conductive Paint Paper Houses http://www.instructables.com/id/Simpler-BARE-Conductive-Paint-Paper-Houses/
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Thu, 10 Jan 2013 13:14:24 PST
LED "Handful of Hearts" Gloves http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Handful-of-Hearts-Gloves/
LED "Handful of Hearts" Gloves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/MTVI/HAQ2Z3JG/F4UMTVIHAQ2Z3JG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/MTVI/HAQ2Z3JG/F4UMTVIHAQ2Z3JG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/MTVI/HAQ2Z3JG/F4UMTVIHAQ2Z3JG.SMALL.jpg lnorooz My sister asked me to make her a pair of gloves she found on instagram that she thought were cute. Trying to find every excuse I can to work on more e-textile projects, I decided to customize it a bit! Additionally, I'd seen instructables on how to make gloves "touchscreen compatible" befo...
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Fri, 28 Dec 2012 09:52:38 PST
Singing Crochet Chickadee http://www.instructables.com/id/Singing-Crochet-Chickadee/
Singing Crochet Chickadee - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/SJTJ/H9K2FRVI/F7ASJTJH9K2FRVI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/SJTJ/H9K2FRVI/F7ASJTJH9K2FRVI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/SJTJ/H9K2FRVI/F7ASJTJH9K2FRVI.SMALL.jpg ChrysN In the Spring and Summer the cedars trees in my back yard are full of little Black-capped Chickadees flitting about singing their lovely song.  But during the Fall and Winter months they become scarce likely ranging farther out for food.  I miss seeing them and so does my cat who watches them from t...
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Sun, 18 Nov 2012 12:12:46 PST
ICase, the charging pencil case that you will never loose! http://www.instructables.com/id/ICase-the-charging-pencil-case-that-you-will-neve/
ICase, the charging pencil case that you will never loose! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/2JSG/H6MF2OGI/FGK2JSGH6MF2OGI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/2JSG/H6MF2OGI/FGK2JSGH6MF2OGI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/2JSG/H6MF2OGI/FGK2JSGH6MF2OGI.SMALL.jpg ellwoodjoe In this instructable (my first) I will show you how to create a clever pencil case of your own, it is simple and easy to make, I decided to make it because of two problems that i have on a regular basis, my phone going flat with no where to charge it and never being able to find my pencil case, to c...
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Mon, 3 Sep 2012 07:19:11 PDT
God Particle Wearable LHC Demonstrator Shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/God-Particle-Wearable-LHC-Demonstrator-Shirt/
God Particle Wearable LHC Demonstrator Shirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/K84N/H6918SOS/F8CK84NH6918SOS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/K84N/H6918SOS/F8CK84NH6918SOS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/K84N/H6918SOS/F8CK84NH6918SOS.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad High 5 sigma for taking one step closer to figuring out what the universe is about, whether you believe it or not.  Understanding what the Higgs-Boson particle is may take a little more than head-scratching to understand. Understanding the device used to track it down may be a little easier.  Scient...
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Sat, 25 Aug 2012 01:23:33 PDT
Crochet Dragon - Smaug from The Hobbit http://www.instructables.com/id/Crochet-Dragon-Smaug-from-The-Hobbit/
Crochet Dragon - Smaug from The Hobbit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/DUFQ/H05Y7KB3/FGLDUFQH05Y7KB3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/DUFQ/H05Y7KB3/FGLDUFQH05Y7KB3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/DUFQ/H05Y7KB3/FGLDUFQH05Y7KB3.SMALL.jpg ChrysN I'm pretty excited about the upcoming movie The Hobbit, but it's still a few months away.  So in the meantime, I crocheted my own Smaug.   He is known as Smaug The Magnificent, Smaug the Golden, the Dragon of Erebor, and Bilbo also calls him Smaug the Tremendous.  Unfortunately, I don't know yet wha...
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Sun, 25 Mar 2012 11:50:37 PDT
Infra Red Vest Code http://www.instructables.com/id/Infra-Red-Vest-Code/
Infra Red Vest Code - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/GESY/GXDWOU1W/FGAGESYGXDWOU1W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/GESY/GXDWOU1W/FGAGESYGXDWOU1W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/GESY/GXDWOU1W/FGAGESYGXDWOU1W.SMALL.jpg contrechoc This instructable is about the code and the devices used for the infra red vest. The sewing you have to invent yourself!   This vest shows the infrared codes which are bombarding us all the time in rooms. Infrared is used for the remote controls of television sets, computers, video/...
By: contrechoc

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Sun, 15 Jan 2012 06:58:09 PST
Make Conductive Rubber: Transparent stylus-iPod/iPhone http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Conductive-Rubber-Transparent-stylus-iPodiP/
Make Conductive Rubber: Transparent stylus-iPod/iPhone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/29RB/GUA4M3BV/FOM29RBGUA4M3BV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/29RB/GUA4M3BV/FOM29RBGUA4M3BV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/29RB/GUA4M3BV/FOM29RBGUA4M3BV.SMALL.jpg mikey77 I call it Oogoo II. It is a DIY conductive silicone rubber that can be used to create a transparent stylus for iPod, iPhone, iPad, and other capacitive screen smart phones. Because the contact part of the stylus is transparent, you can see your lines and draw more precisely than with a regular styl...
By: mikey77

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Thu, 27 Oct 2011 16:09:13 PDT
Make Conductive Glue and Glue a Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Conductive-Glue-and-Glue-a-Circuit/
Make Conductive Glue and Glue a Circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/I9S6/F3LMO01A/FMXI9S6F3LMO01A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/I9S6/F3LMO01A/FMXI9S6F3LMO01A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/I9S6/F3LMO01A/FMXI9S6F3LMO01A.SMALL.jpg mikey77 This is an instructable on the best conductive glue I have been able to make that uses easy to obtain materials, glues well to most materials, is quite flexible and has a low resistance. Unfortunately for me, it uses a rubber or plastic mixture that I do not know the chemical composition of, so I ca...
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Sat, 30 Jun 2007 18:40:55 PDT
Breadbaord Pincushion http://www.instructables.com/id/Breadbaord-Pincushion/
Breadbaord Pincushion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/JZTH/GS3BDJ5R/F49JZTHGS3BDJ5R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/JZTH/GS3BDJ5R/F49JZTHGS3BDJ5R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/JZTH/GS3BDJ5R/F49JZTHGS3BDJ5R.SMALL.jpg Plusea This breadboard doubles as a pincushion, or vice-versa. The pincushion design has strips of conductive fabric adhered to its surface, so that metal pins or component contacts that protrude through the same piece of conductive fabric are electrically connected. This cushion can be used for prototypin...
By: Plusea

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Thu, 25 Aug 2011 13:06:47 PDT
Proximity-Sensing Pocket Squares http://www.instructables.com/id/Proximity-Sensing-Pocket-Squares/
Proximity-Sensing Pocket Squares - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/3H8G/GMQ2LRCP/FTZ3H8GGMQ2LRCP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/3H8G/GMQ2LRCP/FTZ3H8GGMQ2LRCP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/3H8G/GMQ2LRCP/FTZ3H8GGMQ2LRCP.SMALL.jpg quasiben My friends and I like to coordinate for our mutual friends' weddings.  Our friends L & E got married recently and we wanted to do something special to mark the occasion.  We settled on something elegant and simple -- pocket squares that could visualize the number of people within a certain proximity...
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Thu, 21 Apr 2011 20:21:04 PDT
Moleskine nook color case http://www.instructables.com/id/Moleskine-nook-color-case/
Moleskine nook color case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/SR29/GKAYXQ1Q/FNUSR29GKAYXQ1Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/SR29/GKAYXQ1Q/FNUSR29GKAYXQ1Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/SR29/GKAYXQ1Q/FNUSR29GKAYXQ1Q.SMALL.jpg mydian_nightshade      First off I'd like to note that there are tons of really nice nook & nook color cases out there for cheaper than the material costs for this project. They're designed by professionals and made by companies who do lots of testing because they don't like being sued when customers return broken e...
By: mydian_nightshade

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Fri, 18 Feb 2011 14:58:00 PST
Lightwings: Fiber Optic Fairy Wings http://www.instructables.com/id/Lightwings-Fiber-Optic-Fairy-Wings/
Lightwings: Fiber Optic Fairy Wings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/HR8Y/GFA43BBA/FDKHR8YGFA43BBA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/HR8Y/GFA43BBA/FDKHR8YGFA43BBA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/HR8Y/GFA43BBA/FDKHR8YGFA43BBA.SMALL.jpg the_gella Add some glamour to your fairy costume using fiber optics. This method for light up wings uses a simple circuit of LEDs and a battery to achieve a look a similar to EL wire, but thinner and almost invisible when not lit up. The lighting isn't as even as EL wire because it uses a single light source...
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Sun, 17 Oct 2010 07:57:31 PDT
The Smuggie: Tweet straight from your Snuggie http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Smuggie-Tweet-straight-from-your-Snuggie/
The Smuggie: Tweet straight from your Snuggie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/FBTG/GF5UXRF3/FQUFBTGGF5UXRF3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/FBTG/GF5UXRF3/FQUFBTGGF5UXRF3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/FBTG/GF5UXRF3/FQUFBTGGF5UXRF3.SMALL.jpg jblinder Want to tweet how satisfied you are cuddled up in your Snuggie? The Smuggie is a modified Snuggie, designed specifically for those who feel the need to express their smug satisfaction with a Snuggie to their friends on Twitter. Here's a list of everything you'll need: - Processing IDE (http://proce...
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Tue, 12 Oct 2010 11:28:31 PDT
Light Up Leggings http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Leggings/
Light Up Leggings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/XGEL/GELSQICB/FUEXGELGELSQICB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/XGEL/GELSQICB/FUEXGELGELSQICB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/XGEL/GELSQICB/FUEXGELGELSQICB.SMALL.jpg Carleyy Create a light show with these light up LEDs.  Wear them dancing and all eyes in the room will be on you.  Wear them running and drivers will know to get out of the way! This is super easy to do even if its your first time building a circuit. I submitted these leggings to the Soft Circuit Contest!...
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Wed, 29 Sep 2010 14:10:09 PDT
LED Shoes - Illuminate Your Feet http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Shoes-Illuminate-Your-Feet/
LED Shoes - Illuminate Your Feet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/YRS4/GB3XKKZB/FEMYRS4GB3XKKZB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/YRS4/GB3XKKZB/FEMYRS4GB3XKKZB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/YRS4/GB3XKKZB/FEMYRS4GB3XKKZB.SMALL.jpg Carleyy Remember those awesome light up shoes you had when you were a kid?  Now you can turn your own shoes into a work of art!  Wear these painted LED shoes out and you will be the center of any party.  Its super easy! Materials 1. Canvas Shoes (any shoe that a needle can poke through) 2. Conductive Th...
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Thu, 15 Jul 2010 23:08:39 PDT
Conductive Glue And Conductive Thread: Make an LED Display and Fabric Circuit That Rolls Up. http://www.instructables.com/id/Conductive-Glue-And-Conductive-Thread-Make-an-LED/
Conductive Glue And Conductive Thread: Make an LED Display and Fabric Circuit That Rolls Up. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/MTX9/FABRWULU/FDQMTX9FABRWULU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/MTX9/FABRWULU/FDQMTX9FABRWULU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/MTX9/FABRWULU/FDQMTX9FABRWULU.SMALL.jpg mikey77 Make your own conductive fabrics, thread, glue, and tape, and use them to make potentiometers, resistors, switches, LED displays and circuits.Using conductive glue and conductive thread you can make LED displays and circuits on any flexible fabric. They can be made flexible enough to roll up (see pi...
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Wed, 19 Dec 2007 17:06:18 PST
Make your own mouse trackball http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-mouse-trackball/
Make your own mouse trackball - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/OMDT/G962DU5I/FFHOMDTG962DU5I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/OMDT/G962DU5I/FFHOMDTG962DU5I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/OMDT/G962DU5I/FFHOMDTG962DU5I.SMALL.jpg elgatoandaluz destroying mouse   making the box   Making connections   Software Sakasa Mouse This program serves to reverse the mouse movements. When we make the trackball home, we must reverse the left-right movements. The up-down movements are not altered by changing the mouse. It can also be us...
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Mon, 17 May 2010 11:40:46 PDT
Conductive Fabric Pressure Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Flexible-Fabric-Pressure-Sensor/
Conductive Fabric Pressure Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/LUR7/FINJJ3O9/FJ7LUR7FINJJ3O9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/LUR7/FINJJ3O9/FJ7LUR7FINJJ3O9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/LUR7/FINJJ3O9/FJ7LUR7FINJJ3O9.SMALL.jpg Plusea Sew together conductive fabric and anti-static plastic to make your own fabric pressure sensor! These step-by-step instructions will show you how to make your own fabric pressure sensor. It mentions two different variations, depending on if you use stretchy or non-stretchy fabric. The materials use...
By: Plusea

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Mon, 14 Jul 2008 15:59:03 PDT
LED Holiday TuTu http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Holiday-TuTu/
LED Holiday TuTu - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/LRT5/G33OYOSQ/FZHLRT5G33OYOSQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/LRT5/G33OYOSQ/FZHLRT5G33OYOSQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/LRT5/G33OYOSQ/FZHLRT5G33OYOSQ.SMALL.jpg Lynne Bruning How to get the cute geeks to talk to you at this year's holiday party? A groovalicious eTextile blinky-blink party tutu! SImple, fast, fun and effective eTextile project for just about anyone. Gather Your Parts TuTu - ready made or make one yourself Aniomagic button schemer Aniomagic lightboar...
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Tue, 15 Dec 2009 14:25:34 PST
10-minute sewable iPod remote http://www.instructables.com/id/10-minute-sewable-iPod-remote/
10-minute sewable iPod remote - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/2RFT/G1LD7UWC/FWA2RFTG1LD7UWC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/2RFT/G1LD7UWC/FWA2RFTG1LD7UWC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/2RFT/G1LD7UWC/FWA2RFTG1LD7UWC.SMALL.jpg aniomagic There are a lot of really cool iPod remote control projects: some have simple buttons, some react to  heartbeat or body motion, and others are designed to interface directly with software running on a computer. However, not one of them is truly wearable, or speaks to the unique needs of e-textiles d...
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Wed, 4 Nov 2009 10:40:46 PST